Idris Elba risks reputation as Hollywood heartthrob with broken nose

Luther star Idris Elba has put his future as a big screen actor at risk after breaking his nose.

Idris, who has been touted as the next James Bond, posted a photo on his Instagram account grimacing at the injury.

He wrote underneath the photo: “Think I broke my nose (spellchecked edit)….or it definitely feels like it…..”

The Beasts of No Nation actor didn’t let on how his nose got busted, although he has recently been taking part in kickboxing bouts.

His Instagram has included some pretty eye-catching pictures and videos of him in training.

Idris, who also boxed in his twenties, is in training for Idris Elba: Fighter. The series, expected to air next year, will follow the actor in his quest to become a kickboxer — ultimately competing in a professional bout.

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